Cameron Parish, Louisiana Population 2021

Cameron Parish, Louisiana's estimated population is 6,893 with a growth rate of -0.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cameron Parish, Louisiana is the 63rd largest county in Louisiana. The 2010 Population was 6,917 and has seen a growth of -0.35% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,893-40-0.58%
20206,933-40-0.57%
20196,973-40-0.57%
20187,013690.99%
20176,944480.70%
20166,896711.04%
20156,825991.47%
20146,726130.19%
20136,713821.24%
20126,631-42-0.63%
20116,673-244-3.53%
20106,917-2,343-25.30%
19909,260-76-0.81%
19809,3361,14213.94%
19708,1941,28518.60%
19606,90966510.65%
19506,244-959-13.31%
19407,2031,14918.98%
19306,0542,10253.19%
19203,952-336-7.84%
19104,2883368.50%
19003,9521,12439.75%
18902,82841217.05%
18802,41682551.85%
18701,5910.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.58%
County Website
Founded
1870
County Seat
2010 Population
6,917
Growth Since 2010
-0.35%
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Cameron Parish, Louisiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,43292.81%
Black or African American2353.39%
Two or More Races991.43%
Some Other Race931.34%
Asian360.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native350.51%
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Cameron Parish, Louisiana Population by Race

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Cameron Parish, Louisiana Median Age

44.1


Total

43.6


Male

45.3


Female

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Adults

There are 5,361 adults, (1,108 of whom are seniors) in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Sex Ratio

Female

3,575

51.59%

Male

3,355

48.41%

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Population by Age

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cameron Parish, Louisiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94.9%5.1%
Non Family88.8%11.2%
Married86.5%13.5%
All84.4%15.6%
Female66.9%33.1%

84.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7342.5284.4
Married1,6073.0486.5
Non Family6241.2288.8
Female4052.3866.9
Male982.9694.9

2.88

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Cameron Parish, Louisiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1883.91%
9th to 12th Grade54711.37%
High School Graduate1,93840.30%
Some College1,11323.14%
Associates Degree4148.61%
Bachelors Degree4178.67%
Graduate Degree1923.99%
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Cameron Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,2893,808559
Hispanic2711171
Black1858528
Other Race47
Asian363622
Native American1515
2+ Races1414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.11%.

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,572$54,599$26,250
Less Than 9th Grade$18,962$30,275$5,440
High School Graduate$38,566$56,974$30,291
Some College$34,348$67,250$24,852
Bachelors Degree$55,256$$55,142
Graduate Degree$109,583$79,702$

$37,572

Average Earnings

$54,599

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Language by Age

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Cameron Parish, Louisiana Language

89.24% of Cameron Parish, Louisiana residents speak only English, while 10.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.81% of the population.

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Language

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,0994777.82%
Black23511348.09%
Hispanic4089322.79%
Other9393100.00%

9.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.17%

Male Poverty Rate

10.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cameron Parish, Louisiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cameron Parish, Louisiana is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cameron Parish, Louisiana is White, with 7.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.46%.

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.20%
High School5.98%
Some College5.65%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed70.54%
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed7.66%
Male Employed4.93%

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,423$74,910
Families$63,542$82,954
Married Families$80,850-
Non Families$34,300$42,904
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Income by Household Type

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Married by Age and Sex

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Cameron Parish, Louisiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Marital Status by Race

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Cameron Parish, Louisiana Marital Status

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509

Number of Veterans

457

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam173
First Gulf War153
Second Gulf War71
Korea41
World War II8

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54167
65 to 74138
75+108
55 to 6455
18 to 3441

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4759.46%
Black2110.45%
Asian1336.11%

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Race

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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8.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Employment by Age

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Cameron Parish, Louisiana Employment by Race

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Cameron Parish, Louisiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.63%

Born in Cameron Parish, Louisiana

95.77%

Native Born

4.23%

Foreign Born

2.78%

Non Citizen

1.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.77% of Cameron Parish, Louisiana residents were born in the United States, with 82.63% having been born in Louisiana. 2.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cameron Parish, Louisiana Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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